Serious crimes on the rise in Guyana

The Guyana Police Force on Friday revealed that serious crimes across the country are on the rise. In it’s monthly crime statistics report, the Police Force said there has been a 5% increase in serious crimes recorded at the end of October 2013 in comparison to the same period last year. The report found that […]

16-year-old stabbed to death by brother in law

A 16-year-old young man was stabbed to death on Friday night and Police investigators have arrested the reputed husband of the teen’s sister for the murder. According to Police, teenager Mulchand Munilall, of Patwah Scheme, Cane Grove, East Coast Demerara was attacked on Friday night and brutally stabbed to death by his brother-in-law.  Investigations have […]

East Coast man commits suicide after setting house ablaze

A 55-year-old man from Industry on the East Coast Demerara killed himself on Saturday after burning down his house which has left family members homeless. The man has been identified as  Deoshan Naryan who lived at 85 Fourth Street, Industry, East Coast Demerara. He reportedly set fire to the house just before drinking a pesticide […]

NY Doctors find cocaine in Guyanese woman’s body

A Guyanese woman who was able to make it pass security at the Cheddi Jagan Airport and New York’s JFK Airport with over half a pound of cocaine in her body now faces the possibility of life in prison. The woman, 43-year-old Odetta Clarke was placed under arrest at a Brooklyn Hospital back in August, […]

126 pounds of cocaine busted in Jamaica in shipment from Guyana

Officials from the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit are in contact with their Jamaican counterparts after 126 pounds of cocaine was discovered in a container in Jamaica that came from Guyana. News Source understands that information is already being exchanged between the two agencies. The Jamaican Observer reported on Friday that “fifty-two packages of cocaine weighing […]

APNU blames Government for non passage of Anti Money Laundering Bill

With the Government accusing the Opposition parties of sabotaging the country by not passing the Anti Money Laundering Amendment Bill, the Opposition group, A Partnership for National Unity is firing back and has thrown the blame at the feet of the administration. In a statement issued on Friday, the APNU said “the People’s Progressive Party/Civic […]

Book store owner killed in early morning accident

Tragedy struck early on Friday morning for the Boodhoo Family of Third Street Alberttown when 65-year-old Bholan Boodhoo was killed after being hit by a GPL contract mini bus on the JB Singh Road, while jogging. The accident took place just after 5 o’ clock. The man’s body was dragged for several yards and he […]

Opposition votes down Anti-money laundering Amendment Bill

The Opposition parties, A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance For Change used their combined majority in the National Assembly on Thursday night to vote down the Anti-money Laundering and Countering of financing of terrorism Amendment Bill. The move the Opposition parties came after they also rejected a petition from the Private Sector Commission […]

Rohee undergoing medical tests after falling ill

Guyana’s Minister of Home  Affairs and the General Secretary of the governing People’s Progressive Party, Clement Rohee was taken to a private city hospital on Thursday evening to undergo medical tests after feeling ill for the past two days. The Minister who was absent from Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly reportedly complained of having […]

No compromise of principles in name of Cooperation -Rodrigues-Birkett

As Guyana gets ready for another round of discussions with Venezuela in the coming months over the Venezuelan’s Navy arrest of an oil exploration vessel in Guyana’s waters, Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rordrigues Birkett has made it clear that Guyana will not sacrifice its principles in the name of cooperation when it comes to […]